Call for Application: African Programme on Rethinking Development Economics Johannesburg, South Africa, 4-15 September 2017

Applications are invited for the eleventh edition of the African Programme on Rethinking Development Economics (APORDE) 2017 that will be held in Johannesburg (South Africa) from 4th to the 15th of September 2017.

APORDE is a high-level training programme in development economics which aims to build capacity in economics and economic policy-making. The course is run for two weeks and consists of lectures and seminars taught by leading international and African economists. This call is directed at talented African, Asian and Latin American economists, policy makers, academics and civil society activists who, if selected, will be fully funded to participate in the course.

Applicants must demonstrate first-class intellectual capacity and (at least some) prior knowledge in economics/political economy, as well as proficiency in English. The objective of APORDE is to attract participants from a broad range of backgrounds and preference will be given to persons who have demonstrated exceptional capacity in their professional experience.

Prospective applicants should go to the APORDE website www.aporde.org.za and follow the link to the application forms. Please note that in addition to completing the online form, you have to complete and upload the application form in a word format.

The application will be closed on Monday the 8th of May 2017 at 8 o’clock in the morning, Johannesburg time. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered. Candidates will be notified by E-mail of the outcome of their applications at the latest by early June 2017.

Click here for details about the programme.